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40 min ago | FoodNavigator

Co Yo CEO: Maybe it's time for a 'non-dairy' dairy section

The concept of a healthy diet is one that continues to evolve-as special diets gain more attention and consumers become more attuned to ingredient lists, the role of animal vs. plant fats and the growing fervor surrounding what's considered natural.

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5 hrs ago | Buses world news

Bus Fires * Australia: ... Because new regulations

He believes such incidents could be the ramifications of a new environmental rule which forced engine manufacturers to reduce emissions... "Because of the change, there is an enormous amount of pressure put on diesel", Mr West told The Queensland Times.

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5 hrs ago | ABC News

Inside Bindi Irwin's Sweet 16 Party at Australia Zoo

Bindi Irwin celebrates her 16th birthday with her mother Terri and brother Robert in front of 2,000 guests at Australia Zoo in Queensland, Australia on July 24, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

Former pool manager denies killing Rachel

Former Bowen pool lessee Sidney Pate yesterday gave evidence at the coronial inquest into schoolgirl Rachel Antonio's disappearance in 1998.

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8 hrs ago | ABC News

More international travellers choose Australian holidays

MARK COLVIN: There's some good news for the tourism industry in an economics report out today.

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12 hrs ago | ABC News

Aquifer interconnectivity trial on the Darling Downs

It's been described as "confronting sight" but a drill site on Southern Queensland's Darling Downs is there for research.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Man dies after crash on Bruce

A serious crash 5km north of Gumlu has resulted in the death of one man and the serious injury of his passenger.

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Mashable

Tasmania: The Part of Australia Everyone Forgets

Poor Tasmania. It is the island that floats just off the bottom of mainland Australia, and no one can seem to remember it is there.

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Examiner.com

Could you afford the world's most expensive food?

Finances Online shared with me an infographic of the world's most expensive foods.

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ABC News

Qld Country Hour, 23 July 2014

Indonesia's president-elect is under World Bank pressure to develop manufacturing and trade to keep the country growing.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

The strangest of suicides

It's a quiet Monday night in Townsville and an ambulance radio crackles to life in the car park of the far north Queensland city's main hospital.

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The Age

Coal dust 'spread across Barrier Reef'

Coal dust has spread throughout the Great Barrier Reef and exceeds toxic levels near the shore, a Senate inquiry has heard.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Yahoo!

Grandparents of murdered boy fight abuse

The grandparents of a murdered Queensland toddler have accused the state government of resisting the introduction of laws that could prevent similar deaths.

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Wimmera Mail-Times

Tori Dunn to shoot at world championships

Dunn left the country yesterday for the USA, where she will shoot at the International Field Archery Association World Field Archery Championships in Yankton, South Dakota.

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ABC News

Gaggle of grumpy geese causing grief

A gaggle of geese enjoy the sunshine at the Lake Ellen Heritage Hub in Bundaberg.

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Switched

Great Barrier Reef Will Be 'Pretty Ugly' By 2050, Researchers Say

Researchers appeared before an Australian Senate committee this week to review how federal and local governments have managed the reef.

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Fox News

Probiotics may help control blood pressure

Regularly consuming probiotics, or the "good" bacteria found in yogurt, milk and cheese, may help control blood pressure, according to a new review of past studies.

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Sydney Morning Herald

DJs deal never in doubt, says chairman

David Jones chairman Gordon Cairns has revealed that South African retailer Woolworths would have "walked away" from a $2.2 billion takeover proposal for Australia's oldest department store chain if it were forced to pay more than $4 a share.

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NEWS.com.au

School bus fire closes highway

THE wife of disgraced former Redcliffe MP Scott Driscoll has been committed to stand trial on allegations of perjury and fraud.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sydney Star Observer

Queer sex workers and decriminalisation: The key to fighting stigma

As the 20th International AIDS Conference gets underway in Melbourne, workers in the sex industry are hoping that a range of HIV and AIDS issues relating to them will be addressed, as well as bring about attention to its causes and issues.

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